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Canucks' Hansen taken to hospital after hit

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Canucks forward Jannik Hansen is expected to be OK after it appeared he collapsed on the bench Saturday night after taking a hit during Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames....

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night....

Novak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge....

Texas Southern stuns Michigan State 71-64 in OT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Chris Thomas scored 22 points, and unheralded Texas Southern beat 25th-ranked Michigan State, outlasting the Spartans 71-64 in overtime Saturday....

Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-44

CHICAGO (AP) -- No. 1 Kentucky made it look so easy that coach John Calipari felt the need to point out he had actual human beings on the court....

No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

CHICAGO (AP) -- Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance....

No. 4 Louisville holds off Western Kentucky 76-67

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Terry Rozier took charge after the first-half ejection of Montrezl Harrell to score a career-high 32 points, including 26 in the second half, to lead fourth-ranked Louisville past Western Kentucky 76-67 on Saturday....

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kim Jong Un isn't alone....

Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent - and that may be his best strategy....

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government....

More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- More than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon, producers say....

More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during "Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular," billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon....

AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

GENEVA (AP) -- Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and collective freedom of expression and an unwavering refusal to negotiate with anonymous terrorists....

Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release....

Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies

LONDON (AP) -- Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70....

9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting....

Kim Jong Un game spoof 'Glorious Leader!' moving forward

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea....

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